Belle Vue Greyhound Racing
Belle Vue greyhound racing stadium; the stadium has a luxurious glass fronted grandstand and a four hundred seat restaurant, six licensed bars including a sports bar incorporating 21 televisions and two large screen projectors.
The very first race round an oval track in Britain was staged at Belle Vue on July 24, 1926. In excess of 1,700 people attended the meeting and watched a greyhound called Mistley win over 440 yards. The track remains the property of the Greyhound Racing Association.
Belle Vue Stadium
Enquiries 0870 840 7557
Restaurant 0870 840 7550
In the car follow signs to the city centre, then take the A57 signs for Hyde and Sheffield. Belle Vue is signposted and is ten minutes drive from city centre.
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Race days are Wednesday (intermittent - BEGS), Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Admission is £3.00 on a Thursday, £4.00 on a Friday and £5.00 on a Saturday.
Crowd capacity is 4,100 and there is parking for 400.
The track is 395 metres in circumference. The distances raced are 237, 465, 465H, 647 and 875 metres. The run to the first bend is 103 metres (465m), 72.50 metres (647m). Outside Swaffham is the Hare Type.
237m Parliament Act 14.25sec 08 March 2001
465m Upade Joe 27.37sec 11 May 2000
465mH Born to Go 28.15sec 24 July 2001
647m Drumsna Cross 39.53sec 10 August 2000
647mH El Tenor 41.06sec 18 May 1999
875m Let Us Know 54.50sec 23 October 2001
Major Open Events
The Belle Vue Bookmakers Gorton Cup
The Colin Harney Northern Oaks
The Ben Holms Northern Flat
The Keith Swain Manchester Puppy Cup
The GRA Stayers Grand
The Strongbow Cider Gorton Cup
The Dransfield Stayers
The Belle Vue Bookmakers Northern Oaks
The Wafcol Cock O' The North
The Carling Manchester Puppy Cup
The Carling Stayers Grand
The William Hill Laurels
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